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Indians Cheer as Bollywood Rapper Smashes World Record with Latest Song

Indians Cheer as Bollywood Rapper Smashes World Record with Latest Song

New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood rapper Aditya Singh Sisodia popularly known as “Badshah” has become the toast of the Twitterati, after breaking the world record with his new song Paagal, crossing 75 million-plus views within just 24 hours of its release.

In the process, the Punjabi and Hindi language rapper has also surpassed records held by music legends like Taylor Swift and South Korean band BTS.

Within minutes of its release, the rap song started spreading like wildfire across India and the globe.

Indian twitterati clearly seemed ecstatic with Badshah’s record. Wishes poured in from multiple corners with netizens exclaiming how he has made the whole of Indian music industry proud. Fellow Bollywood singer, Guru Randhawa- the pin up boy of Punjabi music led the wishes for the rapper.

However, there were also some users who expressed their amusement and surprise at the song receiving the record number of views.

Meanwhile, Badshah, who over the last few years has become a sensation in Bollywood, with his unique style mixing “north Indian-Punjabi” culture with that of B-Town, was overwhelmed at breaking the world record.

The rapper whose previous songs like “Saturday Saturday” and “Kala Chashma” that became national 'party anthems,' also thanked his fans for the feat.

"Paagal was made with the focused intent of taking music from India across borders and making our presence felt,” the rapper was quoted as saying by website Ndtv. “My fans just went all out to help me achieve my dream. We're going big with this one,” said Badshah.

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